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Womanist Wednesdays

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

"When the Well Runs Dry", a self-care skillshare. Drop-in Wednesdays during March 4:00 - 6:00.  School age activities are avilable on the 2nd floor.   

Adult Other Great Programs

Spring Festival

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Kickoff the spring season with a fun filled evening at the library.  There will stories, games, crafts, and treats!

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Community Events Family

3D Printer activity

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Ever what to try a 3D printer?  Now you can.  Come joins at McPherson Square and work with our 3D printer.  Work with Josh and design an object, print it, and take it home.  

Adult School Age Family Programs Family Technology Teens STEM

Game Day Wednesday

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Wyoming Library

Join us every Wednesday for a game day bonanza from 4:00 until 5:30 pm.  Play one of your favorite board games or find a new one. For school age children.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming

Screening & Art Activities for Elementary/Middle Schoolers

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Screening of the opening five minutes of Sisters in Freedom, discussion, and hands-on art activities led by youth arts educator Valerie Anderson. 

School Age Black History Month Women's History Month

Healthy Hangout

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Students of all ages are welcome to our Healthy Hangout! Staff from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will be here after school with healthy activities and information on health topics for kids.  

Young Adult School Age Health Programs Health

STEAM Wednesdays

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for a new experiment or fun game that challenges your mind! LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Games and Gaming Science

Dungeons & Dragons Club

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join us to play this popular game.  The starter adventure is Lost Mine of Phandlever.  This story has demons, dragons and the black spider.  For ages 12 - 18. Group will meet on Wednesdays, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Wii Wednesdays

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come play your favorite Wii games with Mr. Vince on the fourth Wednesday of the month.  For teens and school-aged kids.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Video Games

Your Wide World

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Science experiments, cultural celebrations, geography games, little known history, and other surprises that are part of your big, wide, world. This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12…

Young Adult School Age LEAP

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, March 27, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Emotional Intelligence for Parents and Caregivers

Wed, March 27, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Holmesburg Library

Join this workshop, hosted by the School DIstrict of Philadelphia's Family Academy: Courses and Training! Register for this free class by calling 215-400-4180 option #5 or go to www.philasd.org/face/FACT  

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Family

PDPH Overdose Awareness & Reversal Training

Wed, March 27, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

With Philadelphia, and the nation, in the grips of an opioid overdose crisis, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health is now offering FREE training on overdose awareness and overdose reversal using naloxone, or Narcan. Trainings will be held at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Drug abuse…

Adult Health Programs Community Events Health

PAWS for Reading—Read with Sophie!

Wed, March 27, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Readers of all ages and stages are invited to read aloud to a well-trained therapy animal in order to improve their reading and communication skills. Since pets don’t correct mistakes, there is no pressure to “perform” and reading becomes a fun, positive, enjoyable experience.…

School Age Family Programs Children Family Literacy PAWS Read to a Dog

Breaking Barriers: Sustainable Employment for Women

Wed, March 27, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Breaking Barriers turns the job seeker event upside down! Instead of employers exhibiting their organizations, this event will empower women to break down the business practices that are creating inequities for women job seekers and to speak about their strengths as potential…

Adult Business Speakers and Lectures Career Workshops RFC Program Calendar Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs Women's History Month

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, March 27, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

CALLING ALL BRAVE WARRIORS AND WIZARDS! Are you interested in Dungeons & Dragons? Ever wanted to play a tabletop roleplaying game(RPG)? Unleash your inner-nerd and come play with us! This new group will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is a basic introduction to…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Kids' Chess Club

Wed, March 27, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join other kids (ages 6-18), to learn and play chess. Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Applications are available upstairs on the Second Floor. Adult volunteers needed!  Contact: wswlibraryfriends@gmail.com. Programming coordinated through The Friends of Walnut Street West Library.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Microsoft Excel Intermediate

Wed, March 27, 2019 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to format text, create tables and work with rows and columns beyond a beginner level.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to come 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the…

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Databases & Electronic Resources

Writing Assistance

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Do you want to make your resume stand out, or put the finishing touches on college essay?   Or, maybe you need help filling out forms.  Never fear! Faculty members from the University of Pennsylvania will be on hand to help, on Wednesday evenings.  Drop by!

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join us for an informal get together for neighborhood people who knit and crochet. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Crochet Knitting
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